Category: Mac

Your newish Mac is exposed

Apple, or rather a European security firm, recently announced that Apple’s T2 chip (the one that handles security) has a fundamental flaw. This flaw leaves the chip subject to attack and can allow key loggers and other snooping applications to be installed. This is bad news and what is worse it cannot be patched. Because …

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A brief word about your next Mac

So perhaps you are thinking of buying a new Mac or the one you ordered last week has just arrived. Then, as is always the way, you hear something new and better is coming. And coming soon. Have you just wasted your money? Is the Intel Mac going the way of the Dodo or Fidget …

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Big Sur… what does it mean for you?

Another year and another worldwide developers conference. Like everything else in the world this keynote was turned upside down by the COVID-19 pandemic. Apple decided to hold the worldwide developers conference virtually and make it free for everyone. I’m sure a lot of people, me included, wondered what they were going to do and how …

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A super FAQ

Hello. How are you all? The last time I submitted an article I recall, with waves of embarrassment, saying I was going to get loads of articles out of the way because I was stuck at home. How wrong I was!. I don’t think we have been busier since the lockdown started. So apologies for …

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Protecting your kids from Porn – the free way

Most kids are sneaky. Everyone knows this.  Apple and others spends millions of dollars and thousands of hours developing systems that limit screen time, block applications and hide rude words from the online dictionary. But the kids get around these things with what seems like ease.  But some kids fall upon bad web sites by …

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